Dark Star Oatmeal Stout | Fremont Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fremont Brewing Company
Washington, United States
fremontbrewing.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by beertunes on 01-13-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
268
Reviews:
53
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
9.78%
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
34
For Trade:
1
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Photo of jtirpak22
4.91/5  rDev +20%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Have had more times than I can count. This time out of a 12oz. can into a tulip glass. Pour is extremely dark with a thin layer of dark tan head. Aroma is primarily coffee with some slight cocoa. Taste is a nice mix of chocolate and coffee. Mouthfeel is incredibly smooth, silky with a slightly dry finish. Overall one of the best oatmeal stouts I've had.

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Photo of Brittian
4.89/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of RHVC59
4.85/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of devilmakesthree
4.81/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Superheatnsubcool
4.69/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MacStinson
4.63/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mikenike
4.58/5  rDev +12%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ninjakillzu
4.58/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Pint Defiance tulip. The body is a dark black with a tan two finger head. Aromas consist of dark chocolate and espresso. The flavors are the same. Heavy bodied with medium carbonation and silky smooth.

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Photo of hawkush16
4.57/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of OregonGrown7
4.56/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Oh_Dark_Star
4.56/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

I love an oatmeal stout and this and Ninkasi are my two go to's. This beauty is underrated as it is full of amazing flavors while being extremely light bodied and drinkable. Never had such a light-hearted stout they will probably find it coursing though my liver when I'm dead and gone!

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Photo of sergeantstogie
4.53/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful thick head and a cascading rise bubbles in the glass. Aroma is great, just wish it was more pronounced. Taste is great. It is so damn easy drinking for an 8% stout. Smooth, slightly creamy, good balance of roast and very slight stout acrid char. Really a good beer. Full disclosure, I was rating it a bit lower, until I remember, this is an oatmeal stout. Not an Imperial or Russian Imperial stout. With those I would expect bigger and bolder qualities but for an Oatmeal stout, youd be hard pressed to find a better one anywhere. Fantastic stout!!!

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

Photo of Treyliff
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz can poured into a snifter
Canned 12/19/14

A- pours a near jet black color with a two-finger creamy dark tan head that retains for a while before settling into a film floating on top

S- roasted charred malt gives some smoky notes along with dark chocolate, raisin, fig & coffee. Also some sweet oats, along with some earthy & herbal tones

T- dark and roasty up front with notes of bitter dark chocolate, along with charcoal, coffee, fig & date. Earthy and slightly smoky finish with more chocolate and a hint of coffee on the linger

M- heavy body with moderate-low carbonation leads to a creamy mouthfeel that continues into a silky smooth finish, abv hidden very well

O- a world class oatmeal stout, when it comes to a straight up stout, no barrel aging, no extra adjuncts, this is about as good as it gets

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Photo of Narthax
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of thstevens12
4.5/5  rDev +10%

Photo of Bjlynch83
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

Photo of MjBrewhouse
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +10%

Photo of sharpski
4.5/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BbyDigital
4.48/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

What a phenomenal brew from Fremont! By far my favorite of their lineup of beers in cans or bottles. I usually like oatmeal stouts anyway but at 8% abv this one is exceptional. Smooth and creamy mouthfeel, great lingering aftertaste that keeps me coming back for more and probably drinking this high alcohol beer a little too fast! A must try if you're at all a fan of the style.

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Photo of nhirsch04
4.46/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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Dark Star Oatmeal Stout from Fremont Brewing Company
4.09 out of 5 based on 268 ratings.
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